Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
tranquilize, ancient peace-preservation centers
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1617 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鎮 【チン】 a weight, temple supervisor, town (of China)
  • 鎮圧 【チンアツ】 suppression, subjugation
  • 重鎮 【ジュウチン】 leader, authority, mainstay
  • 郷鎮 【ゴウチン】 township and village enterprises (in China), TVE

Kun reading compounds

  • 静める 【しずめる】 to appease, to suppress, to calm
  • 静まる 【しずまる】 to become quiet, to quiet down, to quieten down, to calm down, to die down, to subside, to abate, to be suppressed

Readings

Japanese names:
しげ、 じん、 ちか、 しん
Chinese:
zhen4
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • tranquilo
  • calmado
  • tranquilizarse
  • calmarse
  • tranquilizar
  • calmar

Portuguese

  • tranqüilizar
  • centros para preservação da paz

French

  • tranquilliser
1605 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1520 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4903 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1348 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1857 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2751 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1786 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1919 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1606 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1833 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2210 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1154 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
282 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40745 Morohashi
1759 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6328 New Nelson (John Haig)
276 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
294 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1909 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2861 2001 Kanji
8a10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-10 SKIP code
8418.1 Four corner code
36-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
93ae Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
guard, protect, defend, obey
Kun:
まも.るまも.りもり-もりかみ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
457 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 守備 【シュビ】 defense, defence
  • 守勢 【シュセイ】 (being on the) defensive
  • 好守 【コウシュ】 good fielding
  • 攻守 【コウシュ】 offense and defense, offence and defence, batting and fielding
  • 守護 【シュゴ】 protection, safeguard, shugo (Kamakura or Muromachi period military governor)
  • 居留守 【イルス】 pretending to be out
  • 監寺 【カンス】 one of the six administrators of a Zen temple who substitutes for the chief priest

Kun reading compounds

  • 守る 【まもる】 to protect, to guard, to defend, to keep (i.e. a promise), to abide (by the rules), to observe, to obey, to follow
  • 守り 【まもり】 protection, defense, defence, providence, amulet, charm, talisman
  • 守り神 【まもりがみ】 guardian deity
  • 島主 【とうしゅ】 island chief
  • 山守 【やまもり】 ranger (forest), mountain guardian
  • 守り 【もり】 babysitting, babysitter, protecting, keeping, keeper
  • 守り立てる 【もりたてる】 to support, to back up, to rally round, to revive (e.g. a company), to boost (e.g. morale), to bring up, to raise
  • 井守 【いもり】 newt (esp. the Japanese fire belly newt, Cynops pyrrhogaster)
  • 足無井守 【あしなしいもり】 caecilian (any burrowing legless amphibian of the order Gymnophiona)
  • 守 【かみ】 director (of the provincial governors under the ritsuryo system)
  • 肥後守 【ひごのかみ】 higonokami, type of folding knife with metal handle
  • 薩摩の守 【さつまのかみ】 traveling while deliberately not paying a fare (travelling)

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 し、 も、 て
Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • guardar proteger
  • defender
  • guardar
  • proteger

Portuguese

  • vigia
  • protege
  • defende
  • obedece

French

  • garder
  • protéger
  • défendre
  • obéir
  • respect (des règles)
421 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
316 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
300 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
564 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1282 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
352 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
460 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
284 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
499 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
537 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
466 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2697 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1861 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7071 Morohashi
2173 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1310 New Nelson (John Haig)
186 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
198 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
364 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
270 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
748 2001 Kanji
3m3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3034.2 Four corner code
28-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b88 Unicode hex code